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Houzz Tour: Downsizing for Loft Living in Fort Lauderdale


Gil Rigaud, a physician in Fort Lauderdale, wanted to downsize from his 3,000-square-foot home and completely alter the way he had been residing. “I wanted to utilize every area, reevaluate, downsize, and eradicate a lot…

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Last-Minute Christmas: Mini Tree in a Pot


Christmas is almost here. In case December has slipped away and you still do not have a tree, make the look of mini trees with fresh cuttings in classic containers — or plant a living…

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A Fine Balance Makes Your Space


When considering basic design theories, there is always an overarching theme of balance. Balance — in weight, color, texture or work — is key to a cohesive, cozy and satisfying space. Now we will tackle…

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Motifs: A Month of Mustache Love


Have you discovered the gents sprouting over a little peach fuzz this month? Odds are, if they do not sport a’stache during the rest of the year, they’re growing one as part of their month…

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6 Homes and Studios Where Creativity Thrives


We have covered so many creative places on Houzz which now is the time to look back at some of our favorites. Each one of these spaces is owned by a creative person, and all…

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Produce the Dining Room Enjoyable


Remember the days of super formal dining rooms, those you’re scared to step foot in? Thankfully, they’re less and less common, replaced by distances more informal and family-friendly. The key to these laid-back spaces is…

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Basement Waterproofing Ideas


While you may not have given the subject much thought, it’s actually a good idea to waterproof your basement in order to prevent costly leaks. The process of can also lead to identifying and solving…

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No Room for a Coffee Table?

Think Again!


Large conventional coffee tables might not match your space, or the look you want in a living room or family room. For this reason, more and more manufacturers are creating side table, accent tables and…

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When to Use Engineered Wood Floors


Following two weeks of discussing the various qualities of many different solid plank wood floors, it’s time to delve into the world of engineered timber flooring. Once installed, an engineered wood floor can be difficult…

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12 Ways with Mirrors


Time to bust out the Windex! I swear I’m not (too) vain, however lately I’ve discovered myself tinkering with glee in a multitude of mirrors. It’s not my reflection I’m enamored of, but instead the…

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